Tacitus and the Principate: From Augustus to Domitian
Cambridge University Press
1 Jan 2011
An exciting series that provides students with direct access to the ancient world by offering new translations of extracts from its key texts. As a successful senator, Tacitus was ideally placed to comment on the Roman political system. This selection of extracts from his histories sheds light on the rise and fall of emperors such as Domitian and Nero.